Change Leader: Larry Bissonette

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Our first Change Leader is artist and disability rights advocate, Larry Bissonnette. Larry's art, writing, presentations, and films are changing perceptions about disability around the world. His quote in Wretches & Jabberers, "More like you than not" says it all.

Top 3 FAQs About Inclusive Education

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Parents naturally want what is best for their child, particularly

One Day without Starbucks for Sebastien and Mitochondrial Disorders

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Sebastien is an 11 year old boy, who likes to do things any other 11 year old boy likes to do- play video games, watch sports on tv (especially his favorite player, Lebron James), and play baseball.

Larry Bissonnette featured on National Geographic

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The amazingly talented artist Larry Bissonnette, of Wretches Jabberers, will be featured on an upcoming episode of the National Geographic TV program, Taboo.Check it out.

Facebook blocks NC mom’s pictures of Special Olympics event

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Diane Cornwell said her seven year old, Cole, who happens to have Down Syndrome had a great time at his first Special Olympics event last Friday. She uploaded an album of 40 pictures to share and says Facebook blocked it for inappropriate content and locked her account.

Presuming Competence

2016-11-10T10:12:13-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This issue is very important to me because so many

OlliNEPAL at the SERC School

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OlliNEPAL at the SERC School in Kathmandu

OlliNEPAL team at HDCS, Asha Bal Bikash Sewa (“Children’s Hope Development Service”)

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OlliNEPAL team at HDCS, Asha Bal Bikash Sewa ("Children's Hope Development Service")

Epidemic, Awareness and Us, Autistics

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By now everyone knows about the new numbers on autism

Autistic Man, Jesse Saperstein Free Falls to End Bullying

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Best-selling author, autism advocate and motivational speaker Jesse A. Saperstein is spreading an Anti-Bullying movement across America with his “Free-Falling to End Bullying in 2012” YouTube video hoping to put an end to torment in and out of the classroom.

Acceptance

2016-11-10T10:12:17-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, Amy Sequenzia, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Parenting, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome new Ollibean writer, Amy Sequenzia! We know you're going

Creators of Halo & Star Wars Renew Student’s Dream after Charter School Rejection

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Self-advocate Tres Whitlock on how the NPR story, "Florida Charter Schools Failing Disabled Students" has impacted him.

My Voice, My Life : A Poem by Amy Sequenzia

2016-11-10T10:12:21-05:00By |Categories: Advocacy, blog, Editor's Picks, General, Lifestyle, Think Tank|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This powerful poem from the book "MY VOICE, Autism, Life

The Loud Hands Project

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Love this video published by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. Share it, Post it, Donate at http://www.indiegogo.com/The-Loud-Hands-Project?a=351448 so they will make more:)

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